Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Paisano Exclusive: Interview with CEO Rudy Garza About Ensuring Year-Round Power Grid Reliability

Kara Lee and William Barnes November 9, 2023

Today the Graphics and Multimedia Editor interview CEO at CPS Energy, Rudy Garza, about power grid reliability, there journey towards renewable energy, resources provided for consumers and more!

Its all ‘Fun and Games’

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor February 28, 2023

Accumulating over 4.7 million streams on Spotify, Philadelphia-based “phruitcore” band Mega Mango is quickly gaining traction online. The band’s origins trace back to 2018 with the release of “You...

Q&A with Taylor Edwards

May 4, 2021

Q: Describe your time at SGA and when you entered, and what positions you held at SGA. TE: Okay, well, I mean just the full time in SGA. As soon as I became, you know, since I came to UTSA I joined...

UTSA professor Mary Dixson speaks on COVID-19 vaccine

UTSA professor Mary Dixson speaks on COVID-19 vaccine

Gauri Raje, Contributing Writer December 27, 2020

“I know colleagues who have gotten COVID … I know students who are caring for family members with COVID … I know students who have contracted COVID … I know people who’ve lost family members...

Photo courtesy of Madison Florence

Parker McCollum on the inspirations behind his new EP, ‘Hollywood Gold’

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor October 21, 2020

Parker McCollum, otherwise known as the The Limestone Kid, has released a new EP, “Hollywood Gold,” following his top-charted 2017 album “Probably Wrong.” McCollum released the six-track EP,...

Mario Salas- An Activist Hero

Mario Salas- An Activist Hero

Alejandro Lopez, Co-News Editor March 27, 2020

Mario Marcel Salas was born in San Antonio, Texas on July 30, 1949. Salas became an advocate for San Antonio’s African-American community in the early 1970s and was a key member of local activist groups...

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Folasade Sabitu October 23, 2019

This is Frank Valdes. He is a senior and a finance major. What inspires him is his family and setting expectations for the future generations to come. This is his story. “I took a tour of the university...

Joey Asturias, Rair Threads CEO and Founder, sports the classic lightning bolt tee.

Too Rair to die

Alex Hanks February 13, 2019

Rair Threads, a curation of minimalistic streetwear clothing, is making waves in the Alamo City. I recently got the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Joey Asturias, CEO and founder of Rair...

Botello on stage at the 2018 UTSA Underground.
Photo courtesy of Ashleigh Brown.
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An interview with local UTSA musician, Joey Botello

Lauren Donecker October 18, 2018

At 21-years-old, Joey Botello has one album “Mad Man,” and two current singles out titled “Hard to Love” and “You Don’t Need Me.” He is a UTSA communication major also minoring in music...

Photo courtesy of Fatema Basrai

Q&A with Fatema Basari, member of Forbes 30 under 30

Brandon Armstead February 21, 2018

Fatema Basrai, 27 year old first-generation college student is currently pursuing her MBA in Finance at UTSA and was recognized last November in Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 30. Each year Forbes selects...

Photo Courtesey of Miranda Miller

Q&A: Miranda Miller

Caroline Traylor April 12, 2017

Miller is a Human Resources Management senior at utsa. she is the former SGA senior senator who authored a resolution to address campus sexual assault and harassment. Interview conducted by...

Photos Courtesy of UTSA ADPi

Meet Alpha Delta Pi

Brayden Boren March 22, 2016

You know them when you see them: long, colorful shirts, white Converse, possibly drinking a Diet Coke or another coffee beverage in a tumbler. The stereotypes are well known, but how much do you really...

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